The character is listed simply as “Cora” in all official source material.
In Riddled, Derek reveals that Cora was in South America during her six year absence and is currently back there.
Cora was held prisoner in a bank vault lined with Hecatolite which blocked her from moonlight for three months. When once again exposed to the power of the moon, she turned wild and was out of control. She and Boyd fought Derek and Scott. Allison breaks the mountain ash barrier and she and Boyd escape the vault. (Read More...)
Cora refuses to rest so that she can heal, pushing herself to do strenuous exercise until her brother stops her. They fight and she expresses frustration that he won’t help her go after The Alpha Pack that held her captive for three months. She's frustrated with Derek saying "I came back for this?". She had apparently heard there was a powerful new Alpha in Beacon Hills who was also a member of the Hale family. When Alphas Ennis and Kali attack, she is no match for them and is easily subdued. (Read More...)
Cora, Derek and Boyd plan an attack on the Alphas. Her uncle, Peter Hale, and Scott protest. During the fight Cora gets in a few good hits but is again put down by the stronger Alphas. After Derek’s apparent death, Cora and Peter search for his body. He questions where she’s been for the six years since the fire – she does not give him an answer. (Read More...)
On Derek's orders, Cora goes to Lydia to tell her not to see Aiden anymore. While at the school, she helps Stiles as he attempts to trigger Lydia's "power" in an attempt to find Deaton. Cora returns with them to Derek's loft to restore power and stop Kali's attack. After Boyd's death, she holds his body and weeps. (Read More...)
Cora listens to Peter on Derek's backstory to find out what made Derek the way he is now. (Read More...)
Cora attempts to attack Aiden in the locker room, but she is defeated by the stronger Alpha. Oddly enough, Cora sustains a head injury during the fight, but it does not heal. She eventually ends up in the hospital. (Read More...)
Cora's condition worsens. She vomits mistletoe and black goo. When the hospital is evacuated, Cora becomes a pawn of the Darach in her battle against the Alpha Pack. Stiles and Peter manage to get her to relative safety in a parked ambulance. When she stops breathing, Stiles performs Mouth-to-Mouth resuscitation and brings her back. (Read More...)
Cora is close to death. Derek tries to help her heal by taking her pain away. (Read More...)
- “You don't have very good taste in guys, do you?” — Cora to Lydia about Aiden in Currents.
- “Derek would like to kindly ask you to stop seeing Aiden. Which means if I catch you with him again, I'm not going to pull the fire alarm. I'm going to pull your tongue out of your head.” — Cora threatening Lydia in Currents.
- “Well do you know any spirits?” — Cora to Lydia in Currents.
- “You're just a bunch of stupid teenagers running around thinking you can stop people from getting killed but all you do is show up late. All you really do is find the bodies.” — Cora to Lydia, Scott, and Stiles in The Girl Who Knew Too Much.
- “I don't know. There's something different about him now. He wasn't like this when I knew him.” — Cora to Stiles about Derek in Visionary.
- “Derek, get out. Get out now!” — Cora to Derek in Chaos Rising.
- “I came back for this? I can't believe I got my ass thrown in a vault for three months for you. All those rumors I heard; a powerful new alpha, one of the Hales, building a pack. Do you know how long I've waited to hear something like that?! Do you have any idea how it felt to find out you were alive?!” — Cora to Derek in Unleashed.
- “Why do we need this kid?” — Cora about Scott to Derek, Boyd, and Peter in Frayed.
- “Uncle Peter who killed sister Laura.” — Cora to Peter about killing Laura in Frayed.
- “Well maybe we can do what normal people do and knock on the door.” — Cora to Peter in Frayed.
- “If you want to fight and die for something, that's fine with me, but do it for something meaningful.” — Cora to Derek in Lunar Ellipse.